Category Archives: PIES

Tomorrow is Stephanie’s Birthday . . . she is one of my very favorite people on the planet!  She is always bringing us goodies and special treats. Stephanie is never without a smile or a warm wish for others.  We just LOVE her!  I wanted to make a yummy suprise for her birthday. This is […]

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Remember I told you I love puff pastry?  I still do! This is why . . .   Easy . . . simple . . . delicious! Let start. You will need:   Puff pastry sheets Pie filling of your choice egg wash (one beaten egg) Turbinado sugar Glaze Cut your sheet of puff pastry […]

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I hope everyone enjoyed Thanksgiving, and is looking forward to a Merry Christmas!  On the 28th of November, my oldest daughter Brandi welcomed a perfect little boy (Cooper) to our family.  I’ve been a little busy helping with the other children since then.  I did manage to take a few pictures while preparing for Thanksgiving […]

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Oh….is there anything better than Rich Caramel Pecan Pie? I just don’t think so.  Even those who don’t care for nuts, seem to be nuts about Pecan Pie. I tend to make this once a year, since it’s loaded with hip spreading calories.  Pecan pie, is probably one of the easiest pies to make, since […]

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Every Thanksgiving, we have to make a Banana Cream and a Coconut Cream pie for those who don’t think that they will live without it!  This Recipe is still my favorite, after trying several different ones over the years.  It’s simple to make and the pudding is creamy and delicious.  If you are making banana […]

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Graham Cracker Crust: 3/4 pound graham crackers 4 Tbsp. granulated sugar 2 sticks melted butter 1/4 tsp. sea salt *one viewer that made this pie, suggested using less butter, she felt there was too much in his recipe. Below, is an alternate Graham cracker pie crust recipe that I will use. Filling: 4 egg yolks […]

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Last night, I decided to make one of my favorite cookies. These little pastry swirls are so delish! I usually use my favorite pie crust recipe, which I have previously posted, but I decided to try a pastry recipe by the Barefoot Contessa. This recipe calls for lots of butter! I used my 14-cup Cuisinart […]

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Yesterday, a good friend brought over a large container of big and beautiful Blueberries. They were a “thank you” gift for my husband, for helping them re-bark their gardens. I think they know him too well! He is what you call – a FRUITAHOLIC! Yes, he eats very healthy indeed.  I found a way to […]

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Oh berry good! This Strawberry Cream Pie, will be the perfect dessert for tonights dinner. It is delicious, and so easy to make. Don’t go buy a purchased graham cracker crust, because they are nasty. The real thing is so much better. YOU WILL NEED:  Graham cracker crust  1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (1 […]

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This is a fabulous dessert, made with phyllo pastry. Phyllo is actually quite easy to work with, and it’s delicious. Try this recipe soon, it will be a keeper! YOU WILL NEED: 1/2 cup whole almonds, toasted 3/4 cup oatmeal 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 3 medium peaches, […]

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Here is another great recipe from my Taste of Home Magazine. The crust or shell is made with store bought Ginger snaps. You place the ice cream and candy bar mixture in a bowl, to make the bombe shape, then freeze it until it’s firm. Once firm, you can invert it onto a nice platter, […]

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Most Grasshopper pie recipes, use a fluffy mint filling in the center of the pie. This recipe, however, uses instant chocolate pudding mixed with whipped topping, and Andes Mints for the center of a chocolate crumb crusted pie. It is then topped with a lightly flavored green mint topping. If you like Andes Mints, this […]

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Here is a pretty little tart idea from Pillsbury. I think they would be very easy to make, using prepared pie crust and Jello pudding. I plan to make these soon. Blueberries or huckelberries on the top, would also be delicious. They are quite pretty….don’t you think! INGREDIENTS : Crust   3 Pillsbury refrigerated pie […]

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